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BMW R1150R »Rockster» test


BMW to attract the young and if the young are by sports roadsters at the moment- the Munich based firm is bring them what want. Since the original of the R1150R was a bit old hat to fight its corner in category- they-ve redesigned it.


A surprising which radically changes the of a bike that until now exactly turn young heads in the street. An asymmetrical like the GS has appeared at the front with a new- finer

Flat handlebars- a new windbreaker- rather flashy green and decoration and black colouring for the and the engine — in the end it didn-t much to overturn the rather sad of the past and replace it with. the The metamorphosis isn-t just — so as to let it-s hair ever further- the Rockster has taken the cycle part the sporting R 1100 S. This has a shorter wheelbase and a reduced angle- which- on paper- give the bike more

Motorization: ITS STRONG POINT

The has kept the same figures and the German manufacturer might wanted to play the rebel- haven-t " boosted the flat dual cylinder. The modification to the engine is the addition of a 2nd plug per cylinder in order to the polluting gases. An engine even if it is never going to with its Japanese rivals in of power- is nonetheless one of the strong of this bike.

With as much torque as you wish for- it proves from 2-500 revs and strong sensations from That avoids having to use the not well-behaved gearbox too often. The is a pity as it is the only thing isn-t up to the rest of the bike.

BMW R1150R


The biggest when you climb onto the is the riding position. The saddle is now at 835mm- but more importantly- the are flat and very wide. you almost think you were on a motard- and the non-existent protection this feeling. Only that do you notice the differences in the on behaviour.

Compared to the R1150R that it is from- the Rockster proves to be " intuitive " in It is easier to feel what is on under the wheels- without lost either comfort or absorption. But the most interesting is the feeling of balance that the rider after a few dozen behind the handlebars of the Rockster.

In spite of its heavy weight for a the handling of the bike remains and it goes from corner to serenely whatever the road or the intensity of the braking. All that-s is the price- which is unlikely to those young people in sights. You need to spend Euros to buy- and there-s no about this- a chassis is model of balance- an agile part and a full engine.

3 elements that make the a very homogeneous bike and its really strong point.

BMW R1150R


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